Michael Johnson

1967 - Today

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Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is an American retired sprinter who won four Olympic gold medals and 8 World Championships gold medals in the span of his career. He formerly held the world and Olympic records in the 200 m and 400 m, as well as the world record in the indoor 400 m. He also once held the world's best time in the 300 m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Johnson has received more than 126,225 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Michael Johnson is the 149th most popular athlete (up from 164th in 2019), the 3,921st most popular biography from United States (down from 3,595th in 2019) and the 38th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Michael Johnson ranks 149 out of 3,055Before him are Yevgeny Grishin, Romuald Klim, Ethel Smith, Ilmari Salminen, Eugen Schmidt, and Ibolya Csák. After him are Charles Dvorak, Eugenio Monti, Lina Radke, Heike Drechsler, Hubert Van Innis, and Bob King.

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Among people born in 1967, Michael Johnson ranks 81Before him are Kennet Andersson, Tia Carrere, Vince Gilligan, Emil Kostadinov, Eddie Guerrero, and Paul Giamatti. After him are Lauren Graham, Maher al-Assad, Thomas Muster, Gorō Miyazaki, Aron Winter, and Melanie Thornton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Johnson ranks 3,921 out of 15,968Before him are Vanessa Hudgens (1988), Berry Gordy (1929), Ron Kovic (1946), Linda Fiorentino (1958), Stuart Roosa (1933), and Clarence Zener (1905). After him are Marc Mitscher (1887), Bobby Driscoll (1937), R. A. Salvatore (1959), Randy Savage (1952), Machine Gun Kelly (1990), and William Stanley Jr. (1858).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Michael Johnson ranks 38Before him are John Carlos (1945), Johnny Hayes (1886), William Hoyt (1875), Frank Jarvis (1878), Carlos Lopes (1947), and Lee Haney (1959). After him are Charles Dvorak (1878), Bob King (1906), Platt Adams (1885), Walter Tewksbury (1876), Harry Hillman (1881), and Samuel Jones (1880).